Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Dysart council chambers was crowded with people who came to welcome the new council at their inauguration ceremony on Dec. 3.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Highlands East last week became the first municipality in the county to opt-in to allowing cannabis retail stores within their municipality.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Surrounded by community members, municipal staff and rows of students from Wilberforce Elementary School, the Highlands East 2018-2022 council was sworn into office on Dec. 6.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Councillor Cec Ryall was elected to the deputy mayor position after being nominated by Councillor Cam McKenzie, and given a vote of support from Mayor Dave Burton. Councillor Suzanne Partridge, who has held the position since 2010, was also nominated for
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Craig McDonald is this year s recipient of the Community Recognition Award, given by the Algonquin Gateway Business Association at its annual general meeting at the Wilberforce Legion on Nov. 29. McDonald, the owner of Wilberforce Foodland, was chosen b
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust has selected three environmentalists as this year s Enviro-Heroes.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The new novel A Child is a Piece of Paper is shining a light on the dark truth behind Canada s residential schools. It s the debut novel for Lance Crossley, who worked two years for the Haliburton County Echo and the Minden Times starting in 2004.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Tickets for the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation s seventh annual Cash for Care lottery fundraiser are now available.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Seven Williams Treaties First Nations have reached a negotiated settlement agreement for the Alderville Litigation with the federal and provincial government.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Zach Silverstein remembers a childhood spent in part on Kushog Lake, where his family had a cottage until 2009. Many of my best childhood memories took place in Haliburton suiting up in tall boots and a safari hat, binoculars in hand to go frog hunt
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Our little community is a lot like the Highland Storm Walkers Home Hardware Peewee hockey team. Small, but with a great heart for helping out.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Eighteen downtown businesses stayed open late on Thursday, Dec. 6 for the BIA s Women s Shopping Night.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Each room of the Wilberforce Red Cross Outpost has been arranged with care and attention with artifacts from a time before electricity, antibiotics, telephones or reliable transportation. The outpost brought a trained nurse to the people living in what wa
Friday, December 21, 2018
About a year ago, Steve Roberts, then president of the Rotary Club of Haliburton, and Walt McKechnie, Dysart et al s Ward 5 councillor, had the same idea at the same time: repurposing the leftover cement pad at the old skate park by converting it into an
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The large crowd welcomed the county s new warden, Algonquin Highlands Deputy Mayor Liz Danielsen on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
Friday, December 21, 2018
Residents of Harcourt Park are hoping the Municipality of Dysart et al will provide them with some financial assistance, as the private community seeks to replace a bridge within its boundaries.
Friday, December 21, 2018
Local dining establishments open their doors every year to give residents the opportunity to access a hot meal and a place to celebrate.
Friday, December 21, 2018
It s all about giving back. Grade 12 student Chloé Samson has loved being the Trillium Lakelands District School Board student trustee, voted by student representatives to start the school year. The student trustee s responsibilities include...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Haliburton County council, along with the councils of its lower-tier municipalities, has opted in to allowing marijuana stores within its boundaries, and asked staff to produce a municipal cannabis policy statement.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Haliburton County, and its lower-tier townships, have jointly attained the services of an integrity commissioner, county councillors confirming that appointment during their Dec. 12 meeting.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Haliburton County councillors received a report during a Nov. 28 meeting regarding the transportation implementation plan it hired firm IBI Group to complete for the municipality. A finalized, detailed plan will be presented to the new county council b
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Aaron Walker wants to see the community turn its focus to funding the new Haliburton Youth Wellness Hub, which is undergoing renovations in the former Lighthouse church on Dysart Avenue in Haliburton.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Tis the season for giving. A foursome of women were embodying the spirit of Christmas giving and tailoring formal ensembles for boys and girls on Saturday, Dec. 1 for the semi-formal this past weekend, as part of Make Dreams Come True.
Monday, December 17, 2018
I m tucked into the basket of my sled under a fleece blanket, camera around my neck, hands clutching the top rail as a team of Siberian huskies pull me and the driver, Scott Dressel, through the unseasonably snowy trails owned by Winterdance Dogsled Tours
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
The Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association is hoping the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will revisit its decision to cease its assistance in an egg collection program that supplies eggs for the Haliburton Fish Hatchery.
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